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Survival of low-birthweight infants in a Queensland provincial centre.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6727749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Survival figures over a five-year period of low-birthweight infants (2000 g or less at birth) in two intensive care nurseries in Rockhampton , Queensland, are presented. The units were level 2 nurseries with some level 3 amenities . All live-born infants born in Rockhampton and infants retrieved from outlying areas were included in the study. The survival rate was nil for infants of less than 501 g at birth, 40% for those weighing between 500 and 751 g, 45% for those weighing 750 to 1001 g, 85% for those weighing 1001 to 1501 g and 91% for those weighing 1500 to 2001 g at birth. These results compare favourably with those for some level 3 intensive-care units.
Authors:
H P Mercer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  140     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-07-17     Completed Date:  1984-07-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  770-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Australia
Birth Weight
Critical Care
Humans
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / mortality,  therapy
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal* / classification,  manpower
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)*

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